Notes from the Past

Postage Increases

First general effects of the new tax bill, passed over the Presidential veto, will be felt when higher postal rates become effective March 26th.  Local postage advances to 3, and other postal increases affect registered and insured mail, c.o.d.'s and money orders.  Stamp collectors will be interested to learn that airmail rates will be raised from 6 to 8 per ounce, which forecasts a new stamp.
- George B. Sloane
Sloane's Column
March 11, 1944

Posted September 3, 1999

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